Whether it’s pedigree pups or mangy mutts, decorators’ dogs are valued members of staff at embroidery and print shops from Barking to Furness. This month we have Obi from DQ Printing & Embroidery in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

Name: Obi Quinton

Breed: Jack Russell

Age: Four months

Time at company: Two weeks

Job title: Guard dog

Job description: Responsible for security on the premises and making sure owner Jess has enough snacks hidden in her drawer.

Special skills: Melting customers’ hearts and keeping Jess company when she’s talking to herself.

Favourite colour: Pantone 90- 16 c. This is the colour of Jess’s slippers, which send Obi crazy – he tries to eat them…